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EPIPHONE CORONET, CRESTWOOD CUSTOM, and WILSHIRE P-90 FOR AUSTRALIA IN APRIL

Epiphone is proud to unveil the new Coronet, Crestwood Custom, and Wilshire P-90 from the Designer Collection which will be available in Australia in late April 2021

Epiphone first introduced the Coronet, Crestwood, and Wilshire in the late 1950’s. Perfect for every stage, the guitars mark some of Epiphone’s most successful original solid-body electric guitar designs in its history. The Wilshire is also considered the father of the famous SG guitar, preceding Gibson’s lighter, double-cutaway model by three years, and offering better upper-fret access. Notable players of these three, essential, no nonsense rockers are Jimi Hendrix, Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Winter, Paul Revere and The Raiders (bass and guitar), and Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance, among many more. Each instrument includes features inspired by those early versions with symmetrical double-cutaway mahogany bodies with glued-in medium C profile mahogany necks, Indian laurel fretboards, 22 medium jumbo frets, and Kalamazoo headstocks with Epiphone Bikini badges.

Epiphone Coronet:
First introduced in 1958, the Epiphone Coronet is one of Epiphone’s first and most successful original solid body electric guitar designs. The latest version brings back many of the features of the earliest Coronet models including the symmetrical double-cutaway mahogany body with single Epiphone PRO™ P-90 Dogear pickup, three on a side reduced-size Kalamazoo headstock with Epiphone Bikini badge and ivory button tuning machines, and a white buttery pickguard with foil E logo. The Epiphone Coronet comes equipped with a glued-in mahogany neck with a medium C profile, Indian laurel fretboard with 12″ radius and 22 medium jumbo frets, 1 volume and 1 tone control with CTS® potentiometers, and an Epiphone Lightning Bar compensated wraparound bridge.

Epiphone Crestwood:
The Crestwood first appeared in 1958 and it was renamed Crestwood Custom in 1959; it is Epiphone’s first original solid-body electric guitar design. The new Epiphone Crestwood Custom returns to its roots with features that harken back to the early models including a symmetrical double cutaway mahogany body with two Epiphone PRO Mini Humbucker™ pickups, three on a side reduced sized Kalamazoo headstock with Epiphone Bikini badge and ivory button Epiphone Deluxe tuning machines, and a clear buttery pickguard with white center stripe and foil E logo. The Crestwood Custom comes equipped with a glued-in mahogany neck with a medium C prole, Indian laurel fretboard with 12″ radius, 22 medium jumbo frets and Epiphone oval inlays, 2 volume and 2 tone controls with CTS® potentiometers and an Epiphone LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic™ bridge with Graph Tech® TUSQ® saddles and Tremtone vibrato tailpiece.

Epiphone Wilshire P-90:
From its first appearance in 1959 the Wilshire has been one of Epiphone’s most successful original solid-body electric guitar designs. The Wilshire P-90 brings back many of the features of the earliest Wilshire models including the symmetrical double-cutaway mahogany body with dual PRO P-90 Soapbar pickups, three on a side reduced -size Kalamazoo headstock with Epiphone Bikini badge and ivory button Epiphone Deluxe tuning machines, and a buttery tortoise shell pickguard with foil E logo. The Wilshire P-90 comes equipped with a glued-in mahogany neck with a medium C prole, Indian laurel fretboard with 12″ radius and 22 medium jumbo frets, 2 volume and 2 tone controls and an Epiphone LockTone™ Tune-O-Matic bridge and Stop Bar tailpiece. The Wilshire is available in the classic Cherry and Ebony finishes.

Epiphone’s Designer Collection featuring the Coronet, Crestwood Custom, and Wilshire P-90 offers classic electric guitars in popular colours, at an accessible price, available in Australia late April 2021. For all things Epiphone, visit: www.epiphone.com. Epiphone distributed in Australia by Australis Music Group